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Maloney added to NZL team for Rio 2015

Saturday, 4 July 2015, 11:33 am | Yachting New Zealand

Andy Maloney has been selected to join the NZL Sailing Team group to represent New Zealand at the 2015 Aquece Rio International Regatta on this August in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. More >>

Response to: Papal Encyclical “Care for Our Common Home”

Saturday, 4 July 2015, 10:56 am | The Religious Society of Friends

The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) responds to the Papal Encyclical “Care for Our Common Home” More >>

2015 Spatial Excellence Awards series open for nominations

Saturday, 4 July 2015, 10:42 am | SIBA

2015 Spatial Excellence Awards series is now officially open for nominations at the new APSEA website. All nominations, both industry and individual, can be lodged through the website. Nominate Now More >>

Team Jolly secure 2015 Open European Championship title

Saturday, 4 July 2015, 10:28 am | Yachting New Zealand

The Gold medal and 2015 Women’s 470 Open European Championship crown are ‘in the bag’ for NZL Sailing Team’s Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie. More >>

Wellington Marathon Turns 30

Saturday, 4 July 2015, 10:24 am | MDJ Media

Wellington three decades ago was a different city to the one you see now. The wharves were windblown commuter short cuts rather than weekend hangouts, the Museum Hotel still sat on the end of Taranaki Street, Te Papa was just a glint in the eye of a ... More >>

Cardrona on Track to Open Olympic Superpipe within a Week

Saturday, 4 July 2015, 10:21 am | Cardrona

After a bumper start to the 2015 winter season, Cardrona has accelerated the construction of its freestyle features and currently offers the most extensive terrain park facilities in the Southern Hemisphere. Cardrona’s 22ft Olympic Superpipe, the only one of ... More >>

Shadrock and Souness Commit to Mojo Pulse for 2016

Friday, 3 July 2015, 5:17 pm | Mojo Pulse

Head Coach Tanya Dearns has added two more names to her Mojo Pulse squad for 2016 with the re-signing of midcourters Elias Shadrock and Whitney Souness. More >>

Final deadline for flag designs is 16 July 11:59 PM

Friday, 3 July 2015, 4:51 pm | Flag Consideration Project

Flag Consideration Panel reminds final deadline for flag designs is 16 July 11:59 PM (23:59) NZT More >>

Emerging NZ writers to receive manuscript guidance

Friday, 3 July 2015, 4:05 pm | NS Society Of Authors

Thirteen writers with manuscripts that include memoir, historical fiction, young adult fiction, mystery NZ fairy tales, supernatural romance and adult fiction have been chosen to receive a full manuscript assessment of the MS they submitted. The ... More >>

Light, Music and the Mystery of Photonics

Friday, 3 July 2015, 3:48 pm | MOTAT

Venue: MOTAT Location: 805 Great North Road, Western Springs, Auckland Date: Saturday 04 July 2015 Time: 6 – 8pm Cost: Free admission, including a free coloured flashlight for the first 200 people to arrive at the event. More >>

Sport NZ calls for good sideline behaviour

Friday, 3 July 2015, 3:17 pm | Sport New Zealand

Heading into another busy weekend of sport around the country, Sport New Zealand Chief Executive Peter Miskimmin is reminding parents and other supporters to be mindful of their behaviour on the sidelines. A couple of recent incidents have brought sideline ... More >>

NZ’s first printed book and tāonga calls out to manuhiri

Friday, 3 July 2015, 3:14 pm | Auckland Council

3 July 2015 NZ’s first printed book and tāonga calls out to manuhiri (visitors) More >>

Early entries in Coast to Coast go into prize pool

Friday, 3 July 2015, 3:12 pm | Enthuse

Early entries in Coast to Coast go into prize pool worth thousands 3 July 2015 More >>

Glenn Sutton on track for "the world's toughest foot race"

Friday, 3 July 2015, 2:35 pm | Glen Sutton

"My goal was to run for 24 hours and I achieved that without any injury so I am happy," smiles the laidback cabinetmaker from Dunedin. More >>

Auckland Vulcans v NSW Country previews and team lists

Friday, 3 July 2015, 2:29 pm | Auckland Rugby League

Thirty four young Auckland players will get a fantastic opportunity to represent their region this afternoon, when the Auckland Vulcans play NSW Country in a representative double-header. More >>

New Zealanders at War: Writing War

Friday, 3 July 2015, 2:20 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

The centenary of World War I has led to a wealth of writing and historical research. Remembering the sacrifice of a generation of New Zealanders, we reflect on the realities of war, the myths, the aftermath and impact on those left at home. More >>

Smile for the birdie with Halo

Friday, 3 July 2015, 1:33 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Smile for the birdie with Halo It’s time again for a bit of fine-feathered photography. The biennial Hamilton Halo photo competition is on again this year, with people invited to submit their best snap of a tui, kereru or bellbird. “We encourage people to ... More >>

Mes and Walker Re-Signings Boost Tactix Squad for 2016

Friday, 3 July 2015, 1:04 pm | Tactix

The Mainland Tactix are resolute in keeping the core of 2015 team together with the announcement today of Silver Fern Bailey Mes and NZA defender Zoe Walker recommitting for the 2016 season. Mainland Netball CEO Brigit Hearn says the total number of re-signings ... More >>

Heritage CEO sleeps rough to reap funds for homeless

Friday, 3 July 2015, 12:45 pm | Heritage Hotels

Graham Yan, the CEO of Heritage Hotels in New Zealand joined The Lifewise Big Sleepout fundraiser last night. He has raised $8,887 to dateand is currently third amongst the top 10 fund raisers. He joined 150 influential Aucklanders to raise awareness ... More >>

Geoffrey Roche - The Morus Serrator Project

Friday, 3 July 2015, 11:43 am | Gilberd Marriot

Geoffrey Roche - The Morus Serrator Project - 10th July to 4th August 2015 5/15/2015 More >>

Cannabis Museum Exhibit Examines Online Drug Purchases

Friday, 3 July 2015, 11:27 am | Cannabis Museum

'Bitcoin & the Silk Road' will examine the rise in popularity of crypto-currencies and anonymous marketplaces. More >>

Survey Reveals New Zealand is a Nation of Steak Lovers

Friday, 3 July 2015, 10:32 am | Salt and Pepper PR

Stonegrill Survey Reveals New Zealand is a Nation of Steak Lovers – Medium Rare Eye Fillet Comes Out Top More >>

Premiership kicks off with Auckland triple feature

Friday, 3 July 2015, 10:13 am | New Zealand Rugby League

Defending champions Rockcote Canterbury Bulls have drawn the opening bye week, as the 2015 NZRL National Premiership kicks off with a triple feature in Auckland on Sunday, August 30. More >>

Architectural Installations to Light up Smales Farm

Friday, 3 July 2015, 9:43 am | Smales Farm

A series of incredible, original light installations will bring a glow to Auckland’s North Shore this winter, with Stellar: Bright Ideas at Smales Farm. An after-dark outing the whole family will enjoy, the natural world becomes an adventure with a ... More >>

Josh Emett And Mark Wallbank Join Al Brown on Masterchef

Friday, 3 July 2015, 9:36 am | Mediaworks

Josh Emett And Mark Wallbank Join Al Brown as Judges on TV3’s Masterchef New Zealand MediaWorks is pleased to announce that Michelin star chef Josh Emett and acclaimed restaurateur Mark Wallbank will be joining Al Brown on the judging panel of TV3’sMasterchef ... More >>

Special Screening of Umbrella Man to Grace Urban Marae

Friday, 3 July 2015, 9:12 am | Wairoa Maori Film Festival

The Wairoa Māori Film Festival will provide a special screening including guest cast and crew at Tātai Hono marae in Auckland today at 2 pm. More >>

NZ Mountain Film Festival – Opening Night

Friday, 3 July 2015, 8:18 am | Mountain Film Festival

Tonight at 7pm the NZ Mountain Film Festival open the doors for 2015. The opening night has sold out and the audience will enjoy complimentary nibbles, live music, the art exhibition, the Trade show and of course the first session of adventure films. ... More >>

Flag bearer named for NZ team at World University Games

Friday, 3 July 2015, 8:04 am | NZ Olympic Committee

Hammer thrower Julia Ratcliffe has been named as flagbearer for the New Zealand Team competing at the World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea. More >>

Summerfield makes strong comeback at Gisborne

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 9:18 pm | Matt Summerfield Rallisport

Summerfield makes strong comeback at Gisborne Rangiora’s Matt Summerfield has made a strong comeback at round four of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, the Fuchs Rally Gisborne. After three weeks of hard work to rebuild ... More >>

IHC Art Awards open in explosion of colour

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 9:00 pm | IHC

Musician and artist Boh Runga was greeted with a riot of colour when she arrived to judge the first round of the IHC Art Awards at Northart Gallery in Auckland today (Thursday 2 July). More >>

GODZone Entries A Sell Out Again

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 8:59 pm | GODZone Adventure

The world’s largest expedition race has sold out its 2016 field in record time. More >>

Have you got the oldest undies?

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 4:33 pm | Thunderpants

Thunderpants is on an international quest to find the oldest pair of their undies. The ‘oldest undie quest’ is part of their 20 year birthday festivities and the much-loved brand of New Zealand made clothing is confident there are undies out there ... More >>

Hamilton Heads to Grand Tease Final

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 4:12 pm | Grand Tease NZ

Hamilton’s burlesque scene is growing strong going by the sold out Meteor theatre on Saturday night. The audience packed out the house to watch the 20 acts performed, two acts per performer, a ‘Classic’ and a Neo’ style for the first national ... More >>

Hamilton’s Turf Technican Heads to Apia

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 3:58 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton’s Turf Technican Heads to Apia for All Blacks Preparation Hamilton City Council’s Turf Manager Karl Johnson has returned to Apia, Samoa, to assist with preparation for the Pacific Island nation’s historic hosting of the All Blacks ... More >>

Sports personality highlights Special Olympics

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 3:46 pm | Special Olympics NZ

Special Olympics New Zealand will kick off its first ever Awareness Week, with the support of well-known sportsman Beauden Barrett. More >>

Tips, questions and strawberries

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 3:42 pm | Oily Rag

It’s time to catch up on some of the tips and questions sent in recently by the oily rag community. It’s also time to start thinking about planting strawberries for a bumper harvest in the spring and summer. More >>

Time of reckoning for New Zealand imminent, says academic

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 3:23 pm | Bridget Williams Books

The role of the public intellectual is to stimulate debate and raise unsettling questions. With The FIRE Economy: New Zealand’s Reckoning , Jane Kelsey proves once again to be a formidable bearer of the mantle. More >>

Mangere College and Southern Cross Campus win first SAS CRL

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 3:16 pm | Auckland Rugby League

Mangere College made it back-to-back SAS College Rugby League U/85kg titles, after an extra time 32-22 victory over Southern Cross Campus on Wednesday. More >>

Clear Pathway Ahead for Aspiring Paralympians

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 3:02 pm | NZ Snow Sports

Mt Hutt, New Zealand (2 July 2015) - New Zealand Winter Paralympians Adam Hall and Corey Peters offered a group of adaptive skiers and snowboarders an insight into high performance training and competition during a three day talent identification ... More >>

National Random Acts of Kindness Event!

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 2:46 pm | NZ Ninja Baking Drop

New Zealand Ninja Baking Drop Fancy doing something you love to make someone else’s day? More >>

$3,000 Prize for a Tin of Spaghetti

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 2:32 pm | New Zealand Art Show

Wairarapa artist Matt Guild has won the coveted NZ Art Show Signature Piece Art Award with his quintessential kiwiana piece ‘Spaghetti Open Can,’ an oil painting that depicts one of New Zealand’s iconic food items. His piece, one of 10 finalists ... More >>

Call for Submissions 'Moments, Places Times, Spaces'

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 2:08 pm | Matchbox Studios

The show will revolve around each artist's interpretation of the theme 'Moments/Places/Time/Spaces. There are no limitations on the subject matter, we are after a wide range of submissions to encompass a collection of moments/memories captured through photography. More >>

NZAC condemns the practice of one-armed pull ups

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 1:33 pm | NZ Alpine Club

The New Zealand Alpine Club (NZAC) has condemned the practice of one-armed pull ups and the plainly absurd idea of climbing on power lines. “Doing one-armed pull ups is extremely painful and is likely to cause injury. Climbing on power lines is ... More >>

New website focused on fundamentals

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 1:23 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

New Zealand Rugby League has teamed with ACC and BKA-Digital Outfitters to launch a newlook website that promotes the "Fundamentals programme for safe and rewarding participation in our game. More >>

Silver Ferns Netball World Cup team named

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 12:29 pm | Netball New Zealand

Netball New Zealand (NNZ) National Selectors have picked a 12-strong Silver Ferns team featuring a mix of youth and experience to contest the Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015 (NWC2015) in August. Inspirational Silver Ferns captain Casey Kopua has fulfilled ... More >>

Students paint their way to a career

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 11:36 am | Dulux

Students paint their way to a career Every playhouse needs proper protection. After all, it’s home to precious cargo. And that’s why Dulux NZ is supporting the annual Build-Ability Challenge where 26 New Zealand schools compete in the BCITO’s* competition ... More >>

Bookworms devour pizzas

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 11:03 am | Hell Pizza

Bookworms devour pizzas There were plenty of cheesy grins at the end of Parua Bay School Book Week, when more than 200 pupils were rewarded with a free healthy HELL 333 Kids’ Pizza. The small rural school in Northland saw 235 of its 270 students ... More >>

Commemoration of the centenary of Chunuk Bair

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 10:06 am | WW100

“I and the Wellington Battalion go to Happy Valley tomorrow night at11.30pm. No fires, no movement… (we’ll) go out on the night of the 6th to take Chunuk Bair.” - Diary entry by William Malone on August 4 1915 at Gallipoli. More >>

Asia¬Pacific Wide LGBTIQ Youth Executive Meets

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 9:59 am | Rainbow Youth

The Youth Executive selected to plan the Asia¬Pacific LGBTIQ Youth Hui met on the 20th of June via Skype for their first planning session. The meeting represented a gathering of the eight young people from three different countries, facilitated ... More >>

Kiwis rank The 100 Greatest Movies Ever Made

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 9:38 am | Flicks.co.nz

New Zealanders have spoken up about their favourite – and least favourite – films in a recent poll by movie website Flicks.co.nz . More >>

Young Guns Impress at Latest CRC Speedshow Top Half Round

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 9:35 am | KartSport

Young Guns Impress at Latest CRC Speedshow Top Half Round Young guns Rianna O'Meara-Hunt and Ryan Wood from Wellington and Clay Osborne from Hamilton impressed on their way to junior category class wins at the latest round of the 2015 CRC Speedshow-backed ... More >>

Heartbreak for Campbell at Gisborne

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 7:51 am | Campbell Rally Sport

Tauranga’s Phil Campbell has come away from the fourth round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, Fuchs Rally Gisborne, gutted but looking at the positives after a problem half way through the opening stage saw his rally ... More >>

New and Emerging Māori Digital leaders converge in Auckland

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 7:49 am | Karaitiana Taiuru

Organisers of the Māori Meet Up sub session of Net Hui in Auckland 8-10 July are encouraging Māori and those interested in Māori digital space to attend the free day event and hear from new and emerging digital leaders. More >>

Miromoda Fashion Competition Reaches New Heights

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 7:43 pm | Miromoda

Saturday saw a new city and a new venue for the increasingly popular annual Miromoda Fashion Design competition. Held at Hamilton’s Novotel Tainui, twenty short listed entrants faced a panel of judges to vie for places in the Miromoda Showcase, which ... More >>

Don McGlashan Announces New Date for New Plymouth Show

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 5:20 pm | The Maple

The recently released album "Lucky Stars" from outstanding New Zealand songwriter Don McGlashan has been taken to the road over the past month. More >>

New Zealander of the Year 2016 call for nominations

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 4:01 pm | New Zealander Of The Year Awards

The New Zealander of the Year Awards Office is seeking nominations for the 2016 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year and supporting categories. More >>

Photographer turns Embassy Theatre inside-out

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 3:46 pm | Wellington City Council

Photographer turns Embassy Theatre inside-out Wellington’s Embassy Theatre is turned inside-out in a new public artwork by James Voller. A photographic montage of the Embassy’s interior has been installed on the outside of the building as ... More >>

The Ultimate Road Race... Ultimately Easy to Enter!

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 3:45 pm | Targa Rally Rotorua

The 20th anniversary of Targa was a huge milestone and success for Targa NZ, but it’s the 21st celebrations when things get rowdy, and that’s why we are celebrating our 21stwith a WORLD FIRST 1000KMS of Special Stage. We go back to our “routes” ... More >>

Three NZRL life members added

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 3:30 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Former New Zealand Rugby League chairman Sel Pearson, and ex Kiwis Jack Fagan and Brian Reidy have been named NZRL life members for their decades of service to the game. More >>

NZ's toughest all-terrain obstacle course comes to Auckland

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 3:10 pm | Southern PR

New Zealand’s toughest all-terrain obstacle course comes to Auckland The challenge has been set, the gauntlet laid down. Forget all other events claiming to be the muddiest, the meanest or most memorable. This is The Madness – staking a claim ... More >>

 

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